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CBI Travel Diaries 2.10 | Grazie di tutto, Trentino-Alto Adige!

It’s the 10th and final episode of the Coffee Break Italian Travel Diaries Season 2 and Simone and Anna are rounding off their trip with a visit to the city of Trento before enjoying one last traditional lunch with canederli, polenta, cheese, apple pie and bombardino. In between the food-related vocabulary featured in our final travel

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CBI Travel Diaries 2.09 | Tempesta sulla Marmolada

In the penultimate episode of the series, Simone and Anna are on the move again as they are hiking up Marmolada – the highest mountain of the Dolomites. Mark and Francesca pick up on many interesting grammar points along the way and discuss: dopo + past infinitive, stare + gerund, and the pronoun ci, both

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CBI Travel Diaries 2.08 | Il meritato riposo a Cortina d’Ampezzo

In the latest episode of the Coffee Break Italian Travel Diaries Season 2, Simone and Anna are in Cortina, one of the most popular ski destinations in the Dolomites, where they enjoy a trip to the spa. Join Mark and Francesca as they discuss the language featured in this episode, from relative pronouns and indirect

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CBI Travel Diaries 2.07 | Un trekking intenso verso valle

Welcome back to Season 2 the Coffee Break Italian Travel Diaries! Having spent the night in the mountain retreat, Simone and Anna make their way down from the Le Tre Cime and encounter a deer on their way. Throughout Simone’s diary entry, we hear a range of useful verbs including affrontare and scivolare, as well

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CBI Travel Diaries 2.06 | Tre Cime di Lavaredo – Finalmente in vetta!

In Episode 6 from Season 2 of the Coffee Break Italian Travel Diaries, Simone and Anna finally make it to the Tre Cime di Lavaredo and make the most of the view before having lunch in a mountain retreat while enjoying a bombardino. There’s much more food-related vocabulary in this episode as well as some

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CBI Travel Diaries 2.05 | Un imprevisto al lago di Dobbiaco

We’re halfway through our trip to the mountains in northern Italy, and this time, we join Anna and Simone for some ice skating on Lago di Dobbiaco after an unexpected detour changes their plan for the day. All’idea di, tanto che and per sicurezza are just some of the useful phrases which Mark and Francesca discuss

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CBI Travel Diaries 2.04 | Un villaggio da favola: Ortisei

We’re back with another episode from Season 2 of the Coffee Break Italian Travel Diaries! This time, Simone and Anna are visiting the village of Ortisei where they go sledging and enjoy a traditional dinner with canederli. Listen out for a range of adjectives mentioned in this diary entry, including accogliente, fiabesco and innevato. As always, Coffee

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CBI Travel Diaries 2.03 | Terza tappa: la fredda Bolzano

It’s time for another episode of the Coffee Break Italian Travel Diaries, and this time, Simone and Anna head to Bolzano, the capital of Italy’s northernmost region of South Tyrol. Here, they explore the market and taste polenta for the first time, before taking the cable car to the mountains to enjoy the view of

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CBI Travel Diaries 2.02 | Il fantasma di Castel Thun

Welcome back to another episode of the Coffee Break Italian Travel Diaries. This week, Simone and Anna are taking a break from skiing to visit the medieval castle above the town of Thun where they have a frightful encounter with a ghost! Listen out for the useful grammar points which Mark and Francesca discuss in

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CBI Travel Diaries 2.01 | Madonna di Campiglio: finalmente in vacanza!

Welcome to Season 2 of the Coffee Break Italian Travel Diaries for intermediate learners. In this 10-episode series, we follow the adventures of Simone and his wife Anna as they enjoy una settimana bianca (a white week of winter activities) in the Trentino-Alto Adige region. In Episode 1, Simone and Anna make the most of their

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CBI To Go 2.07 | Cosa ti fa arrabbiare? – What makes you angry?

In this episode of Coffee Break Italian To Go, Francesca asks the question, cosa ti fa arrabbiare? (What makes you angry?). You can use the answers of our interviewees to help you answer this question in Italian. Access the podcast version below in which Mark is back in the studio helping you understand all the responses.

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CBI To Go 2.04 | Cos’hai fatto ieri? – What did you do yesterday?

In this episode of Coffee Break Italian To Go, Francesca asks the question, cos’hai fatto ieri? (What did you do yesterday?). You can use the answers of our interviewees to help you answer this question in Italian. Access the podcast version below in which Mark is back in the studio helping you understand all the responses.

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CBI To Go 2.02 | Com’è la tua giornata tipica? – What is your daily routine?

In this episode of Coffee Break Italian To Go, Francesca asks the question, com’è la tua giornata tipica? (What is your daily routine?). You can use the answers of our interviewees to help you answer this question in Italian. Access the podcast version below in which Mark is back in the studio helping you understand

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Ultima fermata: Piombino – Coffee Break Italian Travel Diaries Episode 10

Our virtual journey through Tuscany is coming to an end! Join Giulia and Paolo in the tenth and final episode of this series of the Coffee Break Italian Travel Diaries as they round off their trip by the sea in the beautiful coastal town of Piombino. Listen to the episode to hear what they get